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Cinnamon vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cinnamon and Mustard?

  • Cinnamon is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E , yet Mustard is richer in Selenium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Cinnamon's daily need coverage for Manganese is 741% higher.
  • Cinnamon has 22 times more Vitamin K than Mustard. Cinnamon has 31.2µg of Vitamin K, while Mustard has 1.4µg.
  • Cinnamon contains less Sodium.

We used Spices, cinnamon, ground and Mustard, prepared, yellow types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +416.8%
Contains more Calcium +1490.5%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +358.1%
Contains more Zinc +185.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 19% 14% 35% 25% 18% 47% 144%
Contains more Iron +416.8%
Contains more Calcium +1490.5%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +358.1%
Contains more Zinc +185.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +704.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 18% 47% 0% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 0% 78% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 7% 8% 0% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +704.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Cinnamon
10
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
45
Mustard

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
24%
Cinnamon
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
6%
Mustard
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
15%
Mustard

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cinnamon Mustard
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cinnamon Mustard
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.131g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 1094mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Mustard Opinion
Calories 247 60 Cinnamon
Protein 3.99 3.74 Cinnamon
Fats 1.24 3.34 Mustard
Vitamin C 3.8 0.3 Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59 5.83 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.32 1.61 Cinnamon
Calcium 1002 63 Cinnamon
Potassium 431 152 Cinnamon
Magnesium 60 48 Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17 0.92 Mustard
Fiber 53.1 4 Cinnamon
Copper 0.339 0.074 Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83 0.64 Cinnamon
Starch 0.64 Mustard
Phosphorus 64 108 Mustard
Sodium 10 1104 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295 109 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32 0.36 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.177 Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.041 0.07 Mustard
Vitamin B3 1.332 0.565 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358 0.254 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158 0.07 Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 1.4 Cinnamon
Folate 6 7 Mustard
Trans Fat 0 0.009 Cinnamon
Saturated Fat 0.345 0.214 Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246 2.182 Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068 0.774 Mustard
Tryptophan 0.049 0.009 Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136 0.167 Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146 0.146
Leucine 0.253 0.292 Mustard
Lysine 0.243 0.264 Mustard
Methionine 0.078 0.076 Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146 0.161 Mustard
Valine 0.224 0.189 Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117 0.119 Mustard
Fructose 1.11 0.23 Cinnamon

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/nutrients
  2. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.